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#3345961 - 04/17/14 09:02 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: UncleLee]
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Originally Posted By: UncleLee
Just checked ebay...the current bid on the 77 Is at $310 reserve not met


I'm suprised, i had no idea it would go that high.
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#3345964 - 04/17/14 09:05 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: UncleLee]
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Originally Posted By: UncleLee
Just checked ebay...the current bid on the 77 Is at $310 reserve not met


Are you bidding?? He he
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#3346126 - 04/18/14 12:49 AM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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Lol nah...I'm bidding the 65....already have a 77...;-)

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#3346245 - 04/18/14 08:04 AM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: UncleLee]
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I have probably 14 or so LB's including a bricktop just like that one. I love the look of the brick and the great sound when it's well tuned. LB's are in my opinion the best mowers ever made. 4hp from a Lawnboy beats 6hp from a 4 stroke every day of the week in real world cutting and I've had both.

That said, that brick is maybe a $100 mower, no higher. I saw one on CL the other day for $40.
For reliability, power and plentiful parts, find a LB with the F series engine. The bricktop is a D series engine. Nothing wrong with it, but D parts are getting harder to find.

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#3346288 - 04/18/14 08:58 AM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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I don't know a lot yet about the engines, how can i tell the f series engines from pictures? Are all f series 6.5 hp?
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#3346748 - 04/18/14 05:33 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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#3346851 - 04/18/14 07:25 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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I always liked the odd look of these mowers. I remember what a pain it was to put them on the display rack at the farm and home store I worked at back in 2001. The rack wasn't meant to fit that style but we never dropped one.

I was looking at Craig's list earlier and saw a unused one with the aluminum deck for 850. It was a newer style mower but wow.
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#3347261 - 04/19/14 08:45 AM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: UncleLee]
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Originally Posted By: UncleLee
Just checked ebay...the current bid on the 77 Is at $310 reserve not met


Wow it has gone to $410!!
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#3347286 - 04/19/14 09:06 AM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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Originally Posted By: spasm3
Originally Posted By: UncleLee
Just checked ebay...the current bid on the 77 Is at $310 reserve not met


Wow it has gone to $410!!


Don't forget the $85 in shipping!
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#3347386 - 04/19/14 12:21 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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The F-Series is a 4hp engine. The D-Series is a 3.5hp engine. But, 2-cycle engines in this size range are torquier than 4-cycle engines and will actually perform like a 4-cycle with a higher hp rating. The F-Series engine is far superior to the D-Series engine in a number of ways.

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#3347413 - 04/19/14 01:30 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: wag123]
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Thanks for the breakdown. I actually just bought a 6.5 duraforce lawnboy , its not self propelled but i don't need that. The deck is steel. The only thing i see i need is the mulch plate. Do all the mulch plates interchange? I see several on ebay, just not sure which to buy.
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#3347652 - 04/19/14 07:37 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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Currently the 77 Is at $450

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#3347658 - 04/19/14 07:42 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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The mulch plate for the duraforce says easy mulch on it...but most will fit I think...well exept for the magnesium ones.
And not to be rude but to those that doubt the value of a lawnboy. ..they are worth what someone will pay. And in the case of the 77 bricktop on ebay....the numbers don't lie. Right now it is worth $450. Maybe it is time for you to start selling....;-)


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#3347722 - 04/19/14 08:44 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: spasm3]
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Loc: texas
Winning bid $501

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#3347833 - 04/19/14 10:53 PM Re: restored lawn boy 2 cycle [Re: UncleLee]
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Originally Posted By: UncleLee
Winning bid $501


I'm blown away by what the final price was, given it was a nice looking mower. I had no idea they went for that. But do you think he had more in it restoring it to that level?
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